Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2008 / Article

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Volume 22 |Article ID 848737 | https://doi.org/10.1155/2008/848737

Halil Alis, Aliye Soylu, Kemal Dolay, Ersan Aygun, "Endoscopic Transcolonic Catheter-Free Pelvic Abscess Drainage", Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 22, Article ID 848737, 4 pages, 2008. https://doi.org/10.1155/2008/848737

Endoscopic Transcolonic Catheter-Free Pelvic Abscess Drainage

Received02 Jun 2008
Accepted06 Jun 2008

Abstract

Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery is a novel therapeutic method in development that uses different routes of surgical approach. The use of various methods, instruments and accessories during this procedure are currently being investigated. A case of appendicitis-related intra-abdominal abscess that was resolved by a transcolonic endoscopic approach using a wide-channel colonoscope with the help of precut and standard sphincterotome without radiological percutaneous drainage is presented.

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